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The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

After running the 3200m event with a time of 10:26.49 at the track State Competition on May 7, freshman Isabel Conde De Frankenberg shows off her first medal of the day. Conde De Frankenberg also earned silver for her time of 2:09.21 in the 800m event. “It felt amazing to earn a gold medal at state,” Conde de Frankenberg said. “It was very exciting to know that my training over the season paid off. This state competition was very memorable to me because it was my first [state] competition, so it was just really exciting being able to go out there as a freshman and accomplishing what I did.”

One Track Mind

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

On May 7 & 8 the girls and boys track and field teams competed at the State meet at UT Austin, with three reaching the podium, including one gold medal for the 3200m run by freshman Isabel Conde De...

In her cheer uniform, senior Kaitlyn Armstrong poses for her senior pictures. According to Armstrong, to be a true cheerleader one must have the passion and willingness to adjust.  “To me, it’s essential to be dedicated, self-motivated and flexible to be a cheerleader,” Armstrong said. “Of course, skills are important, however, since our schedule sometimes is based around other sports, our schedules can change easily, thus flexibility.

Loud and Proud

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

During sporting events, the cheer team hypes up the crowd with their perfectly timed stunts and synchronized chants. From their own State Spirit Championships in Fort Worth on Jan. 13 and 14, they loaded...

Smiling at the camera, senior Breland Mungia shows off her University of Mary Hardin-Baylor soccer shirt.  When collegiate offers began rolling in during the fall of her junior year, although Mungia was excited, she knew she wanted to stay in Texas to continue her education. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor became the perfect choice and she officially committed to play soccer. 
“I am very much a homebody and being on that campus made me feel comfortable and at home,” Mungia said. “The quality of their athletic facilities was also very appealing and everyone I met on campus was so welcoming.

All About the Kicks

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2021

The blaring stadium lights highlight the green turf and the aluminum gray stands brim with cheering spectators. A few feet away, senior varsity girls captain, Breland Mungia, prepares for another soccer...

Paying attention to the computer screen, sophomore Gautham Saravanan and senior Charlie Alpert prepare for the UIL academic district meet. Saravanan, Alpert and sophomores Alex Thummalapalli and Eshan Bharadwaj  placed first as a team at the meet and will compete at the regional competition later this month.  Im pretty proud, Saravanan said. [I like] that I can be with my friends, collaborate with them and go over questions.

Soaring to Excellence

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

This‌ ‌year,‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌restrictions,‌ ‌practice‌ ‌competitions‌ ‌and‌ ‌team‌ ‌preparation‌ ‌opportunities‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌limited‌...

Smiling together, the Lady Timberwolves hold the 5A Girls Basketball State Champion trophy on March 10. After a neck and neck game, the team won 46-39 against Frisco Liberty. To win this state title is truly a blessing, sophomore captain and point guard, Gisella Maul, said. We worked so hard to get to this moment, we faced so many adversities and listened to to many people doubt us, but in the end were the state champs.

Lady Timberwolves Win Program’s First State Title

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

Walking into the Alamodome on March 10, the girls basketball team was greeted by a swarm of cameras on the court ready to capture the moment the 5A State Champion was named. Though not as many people as...

When the new assistant principal position became available after the departure of former AP Mitizi Powell, AP Allen Stewart jumped at the opportunity. For Stewart, getting the position meant he accomplished his dream of becoming an AP in LISD. “I sought out this school district on purpose because I did my research, and in my opinion and my research basically led me to view LISD as the number one school district to be in for an educator for someone in this profession like myself,” Stewart said. “What I’m looking forward to most is just continuing the positive spirit at the school, the positive culture at the school and building on that.

A New AP on the Block

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

As students pass the front office and continue onto the westside of the school, floor to wall windows open up to the assistant principals’ offices. Joining Mr. Rogers, Mrs. Back, Mr. Pearce and Mrs....

After Ashe and FINNEAS announced that they would release a single together, I was beyond excited. My expectations were extremely high and they were exceeded.

Without this Song, I Would Fall Apart

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

If you don’t know who Ashe is, let me tell you. She is a talented and accomplished singer-songwriter. She has been featured in two of the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” movies and previously...

Varsity Mixed Choir Selected for ACDA Competition

Varsity Mixed Choir Selected for ACDA Competition

Ally JohnPress, Reporter March 1, 2021

  Reporter Ally JohnPress speaks with choir teacher Lisa Holt and senior varsity choir members Grace Lai and Caden Teliha about preparing for and being invited to ACDA.

Preparing to hit the incoming ball, sophomore Mary Lawler looks forward on Feb. 6. As Lawler prepares for another season, she said she hopes the team is able to play their whole season with minimal interruptions. Im looking most forward to the games this season since last years were canceled by [COVID-19], Lawler said. I like the individuality of the sport and how I can put my focus into one position.

In the Swing of Things

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2021

Losing the chance to redeem themselves at playoffs in 2020 with the unexpected ending of the season in March 2020, the softball team is prepared to get out into the field and compete this spring. After...

Virtually Together

Virtually Together

Ally JohnPress, Reporter February 8, 2021

  Reporter Ally JohnPress talks to history teacher Josh Marsh, math teacher Mary Beth Battles and English teacher Lauren Madrid about how teachers are handling virtual learning this year.

Expanding the senior-exclusive program, COOL Week, COOL Experiences combines both virtual and hands-on career exploration. Transition Coordinator Chriss Hexter said that both upperclassmen and underclassmen can find benefits in the program, especially with the ability to attend multiple COOL Experience offerings. 
A unique opportunity this year that hasn’t been offered to kiddos in the past, aside from the grade levels that it’s open to other than grade 12, is that they can participate in more than one, Hexter said. I totally think kids should, if and when, there are opportunities to participate or attend more than one, that they should participate in more than one.

A COOL Revamp

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Every year seniors have the opportunity to shadow a professional in the career they are most interested in during Career Opportunities On Location week (COOL Week) in the spring semester. However as of...

Looking to the side, senior Sydney Poulsen extends her leg while en pointe at the Celebrities holiday show on Dec. 13. This performance was the first time Poulsen had performed while en pointe in two years. It was fun to be able to perform en pointe again,” Poulsen said. “I also loved getting to wear my old tutu because they are super pretty. It was definitely difficult to perform because I had a tiny piece of marley and I [couldnt] travel as far as I normally would. Overall though, the variation went super well and I felt strong on pointe.

Celebrities Winter Show

Estefani Rios and Morgan Kasel February 1, 2021

Despite COVID-19 restrictions and rules, the Celebrities were able to host their annual Winter Show on Dec. 13. The show was held in the gym, rather than the PAC, but the team was still able to include...

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